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PROVIDENCE – The owner of Oasis Market convenience store pleaded guilty to a million-dollar food stamp fraud scheme. Sami Almuhtaseb, 45, of Smithfield, admitted in federal court on April 15 to defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition … more
(Updated 3:06 p.m.) Three people were arrested outside Textron Inc. on Westminster Street Thursday after blocking the entrance to the company. Two of them used bicycle locks to chain their necks to doors at the entrance. more
The owner of Oasis Market convenience store pleaded guilty last week to a million-dollar food stamp fraud scheme. more
Fifteen people who engaged in what police called a narcotics trafficking operation at Kennedy Plaza and the surrounding downtown area were arrested and charged with felony unlawful delivery, according to Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. more
The state Supreme Court on Monday affirmed an earlier judgment of the Superior Court that said documents relating to a state police investigation of an underage- drinking incident at former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s Exeter property involving his son are not subject to public disclosure. more
It is not often Rhode Island finds itself on the front lines of a First Amendment issue. But this is one of those times. The story begins with accusations of sexual misconduct by a teacher in Warwick. The school committee commissioned a … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said it will provide legal representation to two Warwick media outlets if they are sued for writing about a report that details how school administrators handled accusations of sexual misconduct made against a Gorton Junior High School science teacher. more
(Updated, 5:12 p.m.) The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday filed charges against the R.I. Economic Development Corp. and its bond underwriter Wells Fargo Securities, alleging fraud that stems from a 2010 municipal bond offering to finance the now-defunct video game company 38 Studios LLC. more
NEW BEDFORD – Federal authorities raided one of the best-known seafood wholesalers in the Northeast late last month, arresting owner Carlos Rafael on charges of conspiracy and falsifying records. Rafael, 64, of Carlos Seafood on South … more
Hugh T. Clements Jr., chief of police in Providence, has been appointed president of the Rhode Island Police Chiefs Association. He is the first Providence police chief to serve as president of the association since 1960. He holds a B.A. in … more
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